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The Gordon House

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Address: 869 West Main, Silverton, OR 97381
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
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Interesting tour

We enjoyed the informative tour of this Frank Lloyd Wright house. Its location is quite remote from Portland - 45-60 minutes. Good value though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda T
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Beaverton, Oregon
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the informative tour of this Frank Lloyd Wright house. Its location is quite remote from Portland - 45-60 minutes. Good value though.

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Thank Linda T
Portland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This house tour was really fun. There is a lot of history and architecture to learn about and the tour guide knew it all well. If you like this type of architecture then it's worth the drive, about an hour south of Portland.

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Thank lmw10211986
Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Our visit to the Gordon House was absolutely fascinating. I've never experienced such a small space, that didn't feel like I was enclosed in a box. I loved the feeling of being inside the home, but also blending with the nature outside. :-)

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Thank sharon_heide
Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Enjoyed an educating, entertaining tour. Great way to learn about the history of the house, the building and design process. Very cool architecture.

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Thank thejimmymustard
Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Wonderful home to visit and the architecture is out of the world. Materials used in making the home add a warmth

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Thank Karen W
Hood River, Oregon
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I was really surprised to realize this house was at the Oregon Gardens Resort. I am a big fan of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture, so this was not to be missed. I got really lucky and was the only person that showed up for the tour (you have to make a reservation for the tours; they do not have drop-ins).... More 

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Thank Saenglo
Queens, NY
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The tour guide (and no self-tours are allowed) was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. My partner, who is not as much a Frank Lloyd Wright fan as I am, also enjoyed the tour very much.

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Thank NYCoupleQueens
Oregon
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The house is smaller than expected, but it is definitely worth a brief stop to see the view and the architecture. We were shut out of seeing the inside. Tours seemed to be $15 which seemed very steep for what there is to see. It would have been nice if our tour paid for Oregon Garden included this as well.

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Thank namtolw
Springfield, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

THe house was fantanic to see in person....I wish the ground were kept a little nicer. The house is something that you can't imagine was a part of the past, as it has to many modern ideas.

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Thank ckbkmn
Bend, Oregon
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154 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We loved walking around the grounds of this Wright house and reading about its history. We didn't, however, get one of the $15 tours of the inside since those are by appointment (or random luck). So plan ahead if you want to see the inside.

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Thank StaceyLeeDee

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